NAOSH North American Occupation Safety and Health Week
Results: 2156 Record(s) Found.
04/26/2018 1:50 PM

Building a Healthy Workforce

Total worker health is a topic that has gained attention in recent years as employers look for the best ways to proactively address the health of their employees and control healthcare costs. The healthcare costs associated with physical inactivity, obesity and tobacco use, among other factors, have made it increasingly important for employers to take a more active role in promoting healthy lifestyles and working to improve the overall health and well-being of their employees.

04/19/2018 12:31 PM

ELD Mandate Enforcement Now in Effect

The U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently enacted a new mandate relating to the hours-of-service records of duty status for many commercial motor carriers and drivers. Known as the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) rule, enforcement of this mandate began April 1 as part of the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Enhancement Act.

04/09/2018 7:05 PM

March 2018 Government Affairs Update

Wondering what's happening in the government affairs world? The annual National Safety Stand Down is coming soon. NIOSH has released its strategic plan through 2023, And, CSB survived FY18 appropriations and is gearing up for another fight in FY19.

03/20/2018 8:10 PM

Safe + Sound 2018

Back for a second year is the Safe + Sound Campaign, a nationwide opportunity to raise awareness and understanding of the value of proactive occupational safety and health (OSH) programs in all workplaces.

03/07/2018 6:20 PM

House Subcommittee Hearing on a More Collaborative OSHA

As part of our continuous advocacy for the occupational safety profession, we monitor the federal government’s activities related to workplace safety. On Feb. 27, the House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections held a hearing with industry stakeholders to discuss how OSHA can be more effective and collaborative.​

03/07/2018 3:15 PM

GA Update: Beryllium takes effect March 12, NIOSH advances TWH, Blankenship deems himself fit to serve

Beryllium takes effect March 12, NIOSH advances TWH, Blankenship deems himself fit to serve

02/22/2018 9:59 PM

OSHA Silica Standard & Disparate Protection Issues

Section 16 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 permits States to operate and maintain their own occupational safety and health enforcement programs as long as their standards are at least as effective as the standards promulgated by the Secretary of Labor “which relate to the same issues.”​

02/15/2018 3:41 PM

Protecting Workers From Chemical Exposure – Who Has Responsibility – OSHA or EPA?

Since the 2016 passage of the Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (“Lautenberg Act”), controversy has developed over the requirements under the Toxic Substances Control Act (“TSCA”) for the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) to make risk assessments and determine protection measures for workers. In December 2017, the EPA held a public meeting to discuss the framework it proposes to use for assessing new chemicals.

01/31/2018 4:24 PM

RegBrief: OSHA's Beryllium Rule

Most provisions of OSHA's January 9, 2017 beryllium final rule become enforceable for general industry on March 12, 2018. The construction and shipyard sector provisions are under review and have not taken effect.

01/26/2018 11:00 PM

GA Update: State of OSH in the U.S. and what's on deck for OSHA in 2018

The latest GA Update cover OSHA's Safe + Sound Campaign, Trump's deregulation pushes, the latest on OSHA recordkeeping, and more.

Results: 2156 Record(s) Found.


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